Atha Beasley Gerrard, age 89, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 1991, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Born May 7, 1901, in Camden, Tennessee, a daughter of George Washington and Ellen Drucilla George Beasley. Married David Ruxton Gerrard January 16, 1920. Marriage later solemnized January 12, 1967, in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. He preceded her in death. She will be dearly missed She loved to embroider and quilt. In her earlier years she was very active in the LDS Church, serving in the Relief Society presidency, as a teacher in the Primary and Young Women's organizations; also, she served over 40 years as a visiting teacher.Survived by: Elvin and wife, Chris, Mildred Watchorn Million, Lois and Grant Mabey, and Carol Gerrard; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; preceded in death by one son, Ray G. Gerrard.
Funeral services will be held Friday, 10 a.m., at the Salt Lake Pioneer 26th Ward, 10th West 700 South. Friends may call Thursday, 6-8 p.m., at the McDougal Golden Rule Funeral Home, 4330 So. Redwood Road, and Friday, at the church, 9-9:40 a.m. Interment, Salt Lake City Cemetery.
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